Basil and Strawberry Infused Chia Seed Water

Ingredients:

  • 5 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 30 fresh basil leaves, trimmed
  • 5 fresh strawberries
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Rinse basil and slice strawberries, then add to an airtight container.
  2. Add chia seeds to the container with about 24 ounces of filtered water and cover with the lid.
  3. Let sit overnight or until the chia seeds have expanded.
  4. Pour and enjoy!

 

From: http://kroger.inspiredgathering.com/recipes/basil-and-strawberry-infused-chia-seed-water?cid=ema.pro.News_January_20170107_KRO_B

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HAPPY-MOOD MORNING JUICE

Help your body to release endorphins and generate a good mood to boost your day

INGREDIENTS

1/2 apple (green is lower in sugar)

4-5 carrots well scrubbed, tops removed, and ends trimmed

3 fennel stalks with leaves and flowers

1/2 cucumber well scrubbed, peeled if it is not organic

1 handful of spinach

1-inch chunk ginger root

DIRECTIONS

Cut produce to fit your juicer’s feed tube

Juice apple first and follow with the other ingedients

Stir and pour into a glass and drink it as soon as possible.

BRAIN HELPER JUICE

Keep Alzheimer away with zinc-rich foods such as ginger root, parsley, and carrots.

INGREDIENTS

1 handful of parsley

1 dark green lettuce leaf

3 carrots, well scrubbed, top removed, and ends trimmed

1 apple

2-inch chunk ginger root

DIRECTIONS

Cut your produce to fit your juicer’s feed tube.

Wrap parsley in the lettuce leaf and slowly push them through the juicer

Juice all remaining ingredients

Stir and pout into a glass and drink as soon as possible.

COFFEE SMOOTHIE

Ingredients

  1. 3/4-1 cup fresh brewed coffee, cooled
  2. 1 medium banana
  3. 1 -2 tablespoon honey (or sugar, to taste)
  4. 2 ice cubes
  5. 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt
  6. 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Cool down the coffee placing it in the freezer for 10 minutes. Meantime slice the banana onto a plate and put that in the freezer as well, to chill.
  2. Combine the coffee, banana, ice and honey to taste in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Add the yogurt and any of the remaining ingredients you wish to use.
  4. Transfer to the glasses and serve cold.

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HOT PEPPERMINT MOCHA SHOTS

Ingredients:
1 vanilla bean or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup Peppermint Mocha Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
1/2 cup (3 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels
Whipped cream (optional)
Instructions:

CUT vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Using back of knife, scrape along inside of vanilla bean to collect seeds.

HEAT water to boiling in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Add seeds from vanilla bean or vanilla extract; heat for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Add Coffee-mate and morsels; whisk until smooth, slightly thickened and hot.

DIVIDE mixture between 6 small coffee cups or tall shot glasses; top with dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.